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Alain C. Outlaw
Backcountry Sophistication: Anthropomorphic Elements from a Piedmont North Carolina Kiln

Ceramics in America 2003

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  • Figure 1
    Figure 1

    View of completed 15' x 18' excavation encompassing a five-flued kiln. Scale in feet. (All photos, Alain C. Outlaw.)

  • Figure 2
    Figure 2

    Range of wares produced at Mount Shepherd, North Carolina, 1793–1799. Biscuit fired earthenware. Left to right: storage jar, slipware plate, stove tile. Center: reed pipe bowl. Scale is in inches and centimeters.

  • Figure 3
    Figure 3

    Detail of the anthropomorphic smoking pipe illustrated in figure 2.

  • Figure 4
    Figure 4

    Detail of the soldier stove tile illustrated in figure 2.

  • Figure 5
    Figure 5

    Fragments of a mounted soldier stove tile and border. Scale is in inches and centimeters.